A Study on Uthiravatha Suronitham

Ponmalar, E (2007) A Study on Uthiravatha Suronitham. Masters thesis, National Institute of Siddha, Chennai.


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Siddha system of medicine is very popular for treating vatha diseases satisfactorily. Uthiravatha suronitham a type if polyarthritis involving phalangeal joints being described by Yugi munivar which is clinically identical with Rheumatoid arthritis of modern clinical entity. The etiologies, pathology, pathogenesis, clinical features, classification, prognosis of the disease were collected from a number of literatures both in siddha system as well as modern system of medicines. After framing a protocol with criteria and selection proforma, assessment form for 30 patients were admitted to the trial and followed with adequate laboratory assistance. In this study 30 patients from both sexes of age group between 20 years and 45 years were selected and treated in the out patient and in patient ward of Maruthuvam Department, Ayothidoss Pandithar Hospital, National Institute of Siddha. Kalakanda mega narayana chenduram and Lahuvidamutty thylam were studied and observed during the period of the work. The responses to the above treatment was documented and watch to note the treatment was documented and watch to note the manifestation of any mercurial toxicity on chronic administration. All the patients responded satisfactorily and none of them showed signs of side effects which has confirmed by the laboratory findings also. Clinically the drugs were free from side effects. The above drugs were subjected to bio-chemical and chemical analysis. The potency of the drugs was studied by biochemical, chemical analysis and pharmacological studies. Pharmacological study showed, that drug kalakanda mega narayana chenduram possess anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritis effect. Acute toxicity studies of kalakanda mega narayana chenduram showed Oral administration of kalakanda mega narayana chenduram did not show any hepatotoxicity or nephrotoxicity in the histological examination, though the urea levels were slightly increased in male rats. Kalakanda mega narayana chenduram is a nonirritant and has a better safety. Good stability and extremely low toxicity of formulation of kalakanda mega narayana chenduram makes it a favourable. The drug lahuvidamutty thylam posses moderate anti-inflammatory action. Biochemical analysis of kalakanda mega narayana chenduram that the presences of calcium, sulphur, chloride, iron, carbonates, unsaturated compounds. Calcium is essential for growth as it plays an important role in the formation of bone. The trial contain ferrous iron, it cures the anaemia in Uthiravatha suronitham. Chloride is required for the chloride shift mechanism and formation of HCL in gastric juice. Sulphur has the ability to heal and repair damaged tissue, especially in weight bearing joints, and to regenerate healthy tissue. Organic sulphur is a natural alternative to anti-inflammatory and pain relieving drugs. Calcium carbonate is as a source of calcium, necessary for bones and teeth and to prevent osteoporosis. By this trial it is confirmed that they could be administered better therapeutic efficacy. CONCLUSION: From this study I conclude that administration of kalakandameganarayanachenduram along with lahuvidamutty thylam (external application) gives very good reponse. Out of 30 patients, 70% showed good improvement, 16.67% showed moderate improvement and 13.33% showed mild improvement. The drugs are easily available in wide and dosages are also minimal. No adverse effects were produced during the entire course of treatment. So it is concluded that in a developing country like ours the treatment with above said drugs could be a very good medicines for Uthiravatha suronitham in the view of efficiency, safety and economy.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Uthiravatha Suronitham ; Kalakanda mega narayana chenduram ; Lahuvidamutty thylam.
Subjects: AYUSH > Maruthuvam
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2019 16:27
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2019 01:57
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/10340

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